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At about 9:17 pm, on Friday, April 15, 2022, Officers assigned to Area C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of Topliff Street in Dorchester. As officers approached, they were informed that a black male, wearing a black jacket, and black pants were running on Geneva Avenue. The responding officers observed ballistic evidence and damage in the area of Levant St, Topliff Street, and Speedwell Street.
At about 9:20 pm Officers from the Youth Violence Strike force were patrolling in the area of Topliff Street following several 911 calls for multiple shots fired. Officers were traveling on Geneva Avenue and observed a black male, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants running at a full sprint from Holiday St, across Geneva Ave, and onto Oakley St while clutching his waistband.
The male continued running on Oakley Street, into a backyard, and jump over a chain-link fence. After a lengthy foot pursuit through the area and over several fences, the male was located hiding under a recycling bin on Westville Street. Several officers along with a K9 responded and located and recovered a loaded Smith & Wesson Bodyguard firearm with obliterated serial numbers at Corona Street and Louis D. Brown Way.
Officers arrested Roger Mcafee, AKA Elijah Mcafee, 18-years-old, of Dorchester. Mcafee is expected to be arraigned at Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number, Trespassing, and Providing a False Name Following Arrest.